Japan Capacity Utilization  1968-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Capacity Utilization in Japan decreased to 101.80 Index Points in September from 103.40 Index Points in August of 2017. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 112.01 Index Points from 1968 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 137.50 Index Points in November of 1968 and a record low of 69.30 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -1.8% 2.1%
2017-10-16 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM 3.3% -1.8% 1.9%
2017-11-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -1.5% 3.3%
2017-12-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -1.5%


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 22.00 17.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 52.90 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 53.40 51.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.60 5.30 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.00 2.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.70 5.40 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.80 103.40 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1011.40 1027.41 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -8.10 3.40 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1247.60 -1144.50 7620.50 -6580.70 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 733.00 679.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22389.97 20131.44 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 115.80 117.70 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 52.20 51.30 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 738821.00 596706.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 200547.00 276049.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 106.60 107.20 112.60 75.20 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 10.00 7.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Internet Speed 20171.96 19574.52 20171.96 6541.92 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 43689566.00 43995715.00 44977757.00 23570249.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -1.90 9.90 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 4980.00 5020.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.49 5.48 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.40 51.70 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 34.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Steel Production 8623.07 8730.57 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 1.50 4.50 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]


Japan Capacity Utilization

In Japan, capacity utilization is the quantity of production divided by the quantity of production capacity, expressing the state of operations for various facilities in the manufacturing industry. It does not measure the absolute level of capacity utilization but the relative capacity utilization rate compared with the benchmark year. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.80 103.40 137.50 69.30 1968 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
SA, 2010=100




capacity utilization by Country
Country Last
Australia 81.73 Oct/17
Brazil 77.50 Sep/17
Canada 85.00 Jun/17
China 76.80 Sep/17
Euro Area 83.80 Dec/17
France 84.90 Dec/17
Germany 87.10 Dec/17
Indonesia 75.99 Sep/17
Italy 78.00 Sep/17
Japan 101.80 Sep/17
Mexico 80.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 83.30 Dec/17
Russia 65.00 Sep/17
South Korea 114.00 Sep/17
Spain 79.07 Sep/17
Switzerland 82.96 Dec/17
Turkey 79.70 Oct/17
United Kingdom 84.70 Dec/17
United States 77.00 Oct/17